Meier, Lars

The New Middle Classes

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Table of contents

2. Who are the New Middle Classes and why are they Given so Much Public Attention?
Hellmuth Lange, Lars Meier

3. Convergence and Divergence in Societal Modernization: Global trends, Regional Variations, and Some Implications for Sustainability
Volker H. Schmidt

4. Consumerist Lifestyles in the Context of Globalization: Investigating Scenarios of Homogenization, Diversification and Hybridization
Katina Kuhn

5. Who are the Globalizers? The Role of Education and Educational Elites
Steffen Mau

6. Provider Strategies and the Greening of Consumption Practices: Exploring the Role of Companies in Sustainable Consumption
G. Spaargaren, C.S.A. (Kris) Koppen

7. From Small Objects to Cars: Consumption Expansion in East Asia
Beng Huat Chua

8. Rising Capitalism, Emerging Middle-Classes and Environmental Perspectives in China: A Weberian Approach
Fritz Reusswig, André Isensee

9. Globalization of Lifestyle: Golfing in China
Yaoqi Zhang, Jinyang Deng, Suman Majumdar, Bin Zheng

10. Who are the Knowledge Workers of Campinas, SP, Brazil and how do they Live? Local Impacts of Global Trends
Leonardo Freire de Mello

11. Sustainability of a Life Más Cómodo? Agricultural Change, Remaking Families, and the Emerging Indigenous Middle Class in the Ecuadorian Andes
Jason Pribilsky

12. New Middle Class and Environmental Lifestyle in Israel
Tally Katz-Gerro

13. The Political Economy of Lifestyle: Consumption, India’s New Middle Class and State-Led Development
Leela Fernandes

14. “Environmentality” in the Neoliberal City: Attitudes, Governance and Social Justice
Emma Mawdsley

15. India’s ‘New Middle Class’ and the Globalising City: Software Professionals in Bangalore, India
Carol Upadhya

16. The Changing Food Scenario and the Middle Classes in the Emerging Megacity of Hyderabad, India
Christoph Dittrich

17. Highly Qualified Employees in Bangalore, India: Consumerist Predators?
Hellmuth Lange, Lars Meier, N.S. Anuradha

Keywords: Social Sciences, general, Geography (general), Regional and Cultural Studies, Human Geography, Sustainable Development, Sociology, Social Sciences, general

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